Collinsella aerofaciens (Eggerth) Kageyama et al. (ATCC® 25986)

Strain Designations: VPI 1003 [DSM 3979, JCM 10188]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Eubacterium aerofaciens (Eggerth) Prevot
Strain Designations VPI 1003 [DSM 3979, JCM 10188]
Feces, human
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Name of Depositor WE Moore
Feces, human

Kageyama A, et al. Phylogenetic and phenotypic evidence for the transfer of Eubacterium aerofaciens to the genus Collinsella as Collinsella aerofaciens gen. nov., comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 557-565, 1999. PubMed: 10319476

Moore WE, et al. Eubacterium aerofaciens (Eggerth) Prevot 1938: Emendation of description and designation of the neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 307-310, 1971.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Wang RF, et al. PCR detection and quantitiation of predominant anaerobic bacteria in human and animal fecal samples. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 1242-1247, 1996. PubMed: 8919784

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AAVN02000000 Collinsella aerofaciens ATCC 25986, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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